About this course
The Delta College Child Development program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). As a result, the curriculum for the Associate’s Degree is aligned with the standards issued by the NAEYC and involves rigorous assessment and program/peer evaluations.
Delta College’s Child Development program’s foundation includes courses in infant/toddler development, psychology, teaching practicum, childcare program management, and first aid. Your education will include gaining the respect, confidence, and cooperation of children, maintaining discipline, and responding to emergency situations. You will spend 300 hours (over several different courses) working with children in a variety of settings with children ranging in age from birth to eight years.